Whenever you face such kind of problem like audio is not working or same problem with video etc. First thing you need to do is to check whether the drivers are properly installed on your computer or they are working or need some action to work perfectly. To do that, you need to go to device manager to check the drivers.
This problem mostly occurs, when you upgrade your window to windows 10. The previously installed driver are not compatible and therefore the problem occurs. When you search for those drivers in device manager, then they are missing. In this tutorial, we will fix this problem through simple methods. All you need is to completely read this article and you will find the solution for your problem.
Follow the below methods carefully:
Method # 1: Running Troubleshooter (Sound and Hardware)
Step 1: Open the “control panel”.
Step 2: In control panel, type “troubleshooter” in the search bar.
Step 3: After that, click on “Troubleshooting”.
Step 4: Locate the “Hardware and Sound” section, you will see the option “configure a device”. Click in it.
Step 5: If you are asked about administrator password or confirmation, type in the password or confirmation and proceed.
Step 6: Then click on “Next” button and the troubleshooting process will start. Wait for the process to complete. If found any problem, fix it.
Step 7: At last, restart your computer.
Method # 2: How To Install Drivers Manually
Step 1: Open the “device manager” by pressing windows+R key and then type “devmgmt” and press enter.
Step 2: In device manager, you will not be able to see drivers, as they are missing. Click on “view” button and then select the option “show hidden devices”. If it doesn’t work for you, then click on “Action” button and select the option “Scan for hardware changes” from the properties menu.
Step 3: You will be able to see the sound device under the option “Other Devices” with a yellow exclamation point on it.
Step 4: Simply right click on the device and select “Update Driver Software”.
Step 5: Then click on the option “search automatically for updated driver software”. This will search for the drivers and will install them.
Methods # 3: Search Online For Your Sound Driver and Install Them
Step 1: Go the website of your computer manufacturer and then search the drivers for sound card.
Step 2: After that, download the drivers and then install it.
After following the above methods, if you want to ask any question related to this post, the let us know in the comment section.
Muhammad Tayyab is a long time contributor at Geekspie.com. Muhammad has years of experience writing about tech, including tutorials to resolve common problems users experience with Windows and Mac computers, iOS and and android devices, and software of all kinds. He can be reached through the contact us form.